Medusa Picture

One of three Gorgon sisters, the only mortal one and by far the most famous. As a Gorgon, anyone looking directly at Medusa would instantly turn to stone, although looking indirectly (such as her reflection) would have no ill effect. The hero Perseus was able to decapitate Medusa and use her head as a weapon.

A lover of Poseidon, Medusa 'birthed' two sons post-mortem, the flying horse Pegasus and the giant Chrysaor.
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